Augustiner Bräu Maximator | Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG

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BA SCORE
3.92/5
Very Good
643 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
Germany
augustiner-braeu.de

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-25-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,211
Reviews:
336
Ratings:
643
pDev:
10.71%
Bros Score:
3.55
 
 
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43
Gots:
72
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Ratings: 643 |  Reviews: 336
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of VictorWisc
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I don't mind malty and actually prefer somewhat heavy beers, so YMMV as far as scores go.

Rich mahogany or cherrywood color with nice pale tan head and minor lacing. Sitting next to a cola glass, it looked almost as dark, but more translucent.

Nose of molasses and toasted brioche. Obvious malt presence, no hops aroma.

Strong (Munich) malt flavor. Notes of plums, roasted hazelnuts, caramel and light touch of cloves. Not overly sweet, given the maltiness. Very slight pleasant bitterness of unclear provenance--could be hops, but almost tastes like burnt sugar (think creme brulee).

Mild carbonation, medium body. Alcohol undetectable initially, but appears to come out in the finish. In general, the finish is almost bourbon like, with hints of raisins, smoke and slight boozy sweetness.

A perfectly serviceable doppelbock, went well with the weather, oddly enough. If you don't like malty beverages, even handling a full bottle might be a challenge.

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of kyle86
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Franziskaner
3.2/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Minimal yellow hued head on the pour. Mahoghony brown color with mild carbonation. Biscuity malt and raisins on the nose. Thick mouthfeel with an assault of malt and somewhat of a copper tasting aftertaste quickly fading into an alcohol tinged aftertaste. MALT!

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Dark copper; long-lasting small head, no real lacing

Aroma: Malty, syrupy, raisiny

Taste: Dry, hoppy and malty, but not complex or balanced; ok, overall but not that great

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

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Photo of dwren89
4.32/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: excellent clarity, ruby-brown color, cream colored head, nice lacing

Aroma: nutty, caramel, toasty malts,

Taste: very malty, with strong nutty and bready flavors,

Mouthfeel: crisp finish, thick bready mouthfeel, medium-full body

Overall Impression: excellently crafted Doppelbock with notes of toasted bread and mixed nuts. An excellent beer for a malt lover.

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of DrDemento456
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

$2.69 for the under 12oz bottle. Poured into a pint glass

A - A nice ruby red brown color with a inch of deep tanish colored head. Lacing is excellent.
S - Bready malts, Brown Sugar goodness. mild dark fruits, and a dose of molasses.
T - It's very easy to drink with strong bread malts, molasses, some plum goodness, and a pinch of sweet brown sugar.
M - Best part of the beer it's not as heavy as other takes on the style. More medium bodied somewhat chewy.

Overall not as drinkable as the Helles lager but still a very well crafted german creation. Worth picking up.

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear dark copper with a foamy tan head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, dried dark fruit, brown sugar, and molasses. Taste is much the same with lots of burnt sugar and molasses flavors on the finish. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some very sweet flavors that make this one a slow sipper.

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Augustiner Bräu Maximator from Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 643 ratings